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GIS Technician at PlotBox

We are currently recruiting for a GIS Technician to join the awesome Mapping Team here at PlotBox. If you would like to gain practical, real-world GIS experience, work for NI's leading tech firm, and be part of a supportive and talented team, this could be the opportunity for you! About the role As a GIS Technician, here is what you will be doing the following:

  • Creating Cemetery Specs from Google MyMaps

  • Tabulating Cemetery Specs on Google Spreadsheets

  • Creation of georeferenced aerial mosaics

  • Using Photoshop to alter TIFFs, PNGs and JPEGs

  • Creating webmaps through the use of Arcmap, ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online

  • Design work using AutoCAD and Carlson survey Software

  • Champion product consistency and support implementation of product standards

  • Continuous innovation to improve current product capabilities

  • General assistance to wider mapping team effort

Who we think will be a great fit You will have a degree (or equivelant work experience) in a GIS related subject and will have some experience in use of the following:

  • Photoshop

  • Arcmap

  • ArcGIS Pro

  • AutoCAD

  • G suite (mail, drive, hangout, docs) or Microsoft Office

  • Google MyMaps

Company Summary PlotBox is the leading software solution provider for the bereavement industry, facilitating crematoria and cemetery clients all around the world. We are very clear on our mission; to take away some of the pain for families dealing with death and those who serve them. Enabling our clients with world class software allows them to turn their attention to successfully supporting grieving families. We are a high growth scale up of almost 60 people headquartered in NI and spread out across the globe, collaborating on a journey to make PlotBox the solution of choice for every death care facility, globally. We live and breathe our core values – Tenacity, Teamwork and Trust. We have a passion for tech and innovation, actively exploiting new and cutting-edge tools and technologies to enhance our product and skillset. We actively promote from within and our dynamic scale up culture ensures proactivity and initiative is rewarded with excellent career opportunities, progression and mobility. How would our team describe life in PlotBox? When asked to describe our company, they use words such as fun, respect, care, team spirit, family feel, trust, happy, listen, sense of accomplishment, flexibility, development. This is an exceptional opportunity to join our talented team. We recently made it into the top 10 UK Best Workplaces™ 2021 and could not be happier. Our staff have told us loud and clear that they love working for PlotBox; from the relaxed working environment to feeling truly valued in their roles. In addition, our purpose driven mission and the sense of pride in doing what we do - to ultimately lessen people’s pain at the most difficult time of their lives - means a lot to our team. Benefits Offered by PlotBox Our headquarters are ideally placed in the beautiful and scenic countryside location around Ballymena along with other office locations in the USA and Australia. We are constantly increasing our list of benefits which currently include:

  • Investment in employee growth, development and certification courses.

  • Regular wellbeing initiatives and health cash plans

  • Safe and supportive culture; we foster continuous improvement in all aspects of work

  • Career mobility and progression

  • Regular travel opportunities

  • Flexible working hours

  • Pension

  • Working from home options (and not just during the pandemic!)

  • Active social and charity committee - lots of social events throughout the year

  • Office perks: fridge and larder fully stocked with unlimited drinks and snacks

  • Free Parking

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